Largest option buying in equities so far


Nearing the halfway mark in today's session, here are the individual equity names with the most call and put buying on optionMONSTER's ActionTracker data system.

Juniper Networks (JNPR): An investor bought 5,000 July 20 calls were bought for $0.92, looking for the stock to push higher. JNPR fell 2.65 percent to $18.74.

Pitney-Bowes (PBI): An investor bought 12,000 July 14 puts for $0.50 and sold an equal number of May 16 puts for $0.90. Volume was below open interest in the May 16s, indicating that an existing position was rolled from one strike to the other. PBI fell 6.61 percent to $15.68.

Pfizer (PFE): Some 6,000 July 23 calls were bought, mostly for $0.40, but volume was far below open interest in the strike. PFE dropped 0.27 percent to $22.39.

Nokia (NOK): Some 13,000 January 2.50 puts were bought, mostly for $0.33, as investors look for the stock to keep falling. NOK is unchanged at $3.20.

Qualcomm (QCOM): About 8,000 July 52.50 puts were bought for $0.66 and an equal number of July 67.50 calls were sold for $0.80. Volume was below open interest at both strikes, so it resulted from either a bearish trade being opened or a bullish position being closed. QCOM fell 1.49 percent to $61.

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